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Woman Jailed at 14 for Allegedly Shoving White Teacher’s Aide Releases Memoir Detailing Life in the Aftermath

On September 30, 2005, 14-year-old ShaQuanda Cotton attempted to enter a school building to take a prescribed medication before classes began. An encounter with a teacher’s aide on her way to the nurse’s office that morning led to her arrest, ...

Multi-Faceted Entertainer Vanessa Williams Spotlights New American Founding Figure Slave Heroine with Foreword in Creative Nonfiction Release, “Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True St

Multi-award-winning entertainer Vanessa Williams has penned a moving book foreword that shines the spotlight on an amazing tale of spying and slavery during the Revolutionary War while unveiling an unlikely heroine. “Espionage and Enslavement in the Revolution: The True Story ...

Land of The Pines Connects Youth with Authentic Self Texas Roots Inspire Children’s Book Series Launch and Give Back Mission to Help Animals

Growing up in a town of 2,600, Summer Nilsson learned the art of a good tale in East Texas. For Nilsson, her small-town roots formed a life-long appreciation for animals, kindness and a cup of Sonic ice. “The inspiration for ...

Dare to Scale Offers Strategies for Growing a Business Gracefully and with Confidence

Start-ups start out with big dreams: The entrepreneur has a great product or service that can deliver something of value. Eager to share this vision with the world, he or she launches the business and quickly becomes consumed by the ...

Local Author Invites Everyone to Celebrate National Cousins Day

Did you know that Saturday, July 24, 2021 is officially National Cousins Day? This day is dedicated to the wonderful people who helped us endure all our family get-togethers and holidays. They were there to keep us company at the ...

Will Smith shares details of his autobiography, 'Will'

Will Smith is excited for you to read his memoir. The superstar put up a few posts over the weekend on his verified Instagram account regarding his forthcoming autobiography, titled "Will."

Book Review: Family, Friendships, and First Cousins Simplified in One Fun, Colorful Adventure! My First Best Cousin Friend

If you’re finding it difficult to explain exactly how someone is your child’s first cousin, this sweet and funny story might help! My First Best Cousin Friend will open your little one’s understanding of family and friendships as they explore ...

Women's History Month Special Feature: Author Pamela D. Smith Uses Her Literary Talent To Evangelize, Coach, and Mentor Women

Pamela D. Smith teaches ways to live a whole life through her books, coaching, and mentoring and she teaches other women and authors to do the same.

6 Dr. Seuss Books Will No Longer Be Published Due to Offensive Images

Six Dr. Seuss books will no longer be published because they "portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong," the business that preserves the author's legacy said.

Review of "Raceless: In Search of Family, Identity, and the Truth About Where I Belong" by Georgina Lawton and "Surviving the White Gaze: A Memoir" by Rebecca Carroll

Who are you? That's a question some people never ask themselves: seemingly intuitively, they know the answer at birth and they don't think about it again. Then there are those who struggle with knowing until their last breath. Still others ...

"Nine Days: The Race to Save Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life and Win the 1960 Election" by Stephen Kendrick and Paul Kendrick

Always look for the helpers. No doubt, you've heard those words before: whenever you're in trouble – lost, scared, unsure, in danger – look around. Somewhere nearby, there's someone who'll help. As in the new book "Nine Days" by Stephen ...

Best Books of 2020

You've got a little extra time this month, and you don't want to waste it. You want to read something good, the possibilities are endless, and the best place to begin is with these Best Books of 2020 titles...

Meet Justin G. Manuel Jr. Young Author of “What’s Life?”

Justin G. Manuel Jr. is young and talented aspiring author from Houston, Texas. While always being a scholar in school, Justin starting writing and drawing at the tender age of nine. He draws his inspirations from several places; however, the ...

"Dark Was the Night: Blind Willie Johnson's Journey to the Stars" by Gary Golio, illustrated by E.B. Lewis

It's almost time for lights out. Just before that, though, you have a ritual: you wash your face, brush your teeth, put on your jammies, crawl into bed, and get a bedtime story. Then it's lights out until morning but ...

Obama's insights on Merkel, Putin and other leaders in his new book

ow's Joe Biden supposed to get anything done? Even when the President-elect shakes off Donald Trump's sulking shadow next year, he will face a harrowing political environment. By his January inauguration, the current explosion in Covid-19 infections will have left ...

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